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Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Church Road, Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0EU (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 01206 738172 

Join Essex Wildlife Trust at Abberton Reservoir and explore their Brambly hedge trail; find Wilfred with his catapult or look at Primrose's pretty bonnet.

 
Dedham Art & Craft Centre

High Street, Dedham, Essex, CO7 6AD (6 miles, 10 km)

tel: 01206 322666

Dedham Art & Craft Centre is housed in a converted church in this popular village. The Centre exudes historic charm and is the perfect place to visit, shop and eat.

 
Aqua Springs

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01206 282010

The ultimate health spa experience. Providing you with a complete environment of rest and relaxation, to soothe, revitalise and transform. Try the range of beauty & relaxation treatments.

 
Beth Chatto Gardens

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Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB (4 miles, 7 km)

tel: 01206 822007

2.5 hectares (6 acres) of gravel, water and woodland gardens, a large modern tea room and plant nursery.

 
Colchester Arts Centre

Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 01206 500900

The home of live music, comedy, theatre, poetry, dance, children's shows, clubs, farmer's markets, gigs and more.

 
Colchester Castle Museum

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Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01206 282939

Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of the Temple of Claudius. The Castle Museum today reveals many fascinating layers of history to visitors.

 
Colchester United Football Club

Weston Homes Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5UP (2 miles, 3 km)

tel: 0845 437 9089

Colchester United FC – More than just a football club.

 
Cudmore Grove Country Park

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East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8UE (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 01206 383868

Cudmore Grove offers visitors a trip to the seaside with a difference at the eastern tip of Mersea Island. The park includes a sandy beach and open grassland, perfect for picnics and great views.

 
East Anglian Railway Museum

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Chappel Station, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 242524

Celebrating the changing role of railways in the Eastern Counties since they arrived in the early 19th Century, through their glory days of the early 20th Century to the disappearances of the Beeching era.

 
Essex Outdoors - Mersea

Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex, CO5 8SX (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 0845 200 4220 

Essex Outdoors provides high quality outdoor learning opportunities to the young people of Essex, and the wider community.

 
Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

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South Green Road, Fingringhoe, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7DN (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 01206 729678

Stunning 125 acre nature reserve situated on the banks of the River Colne. It has a diverse range of habitats and 8 nature watching hides The visitor centre: includes gift shop, Tearoom, toilets and baby changing facilities

 
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Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01206 577067

A spectacular new venue for contemporary visual arts, Firstsite offers a changing programme of exhibitions by international artists, creative events and activities for the whole family, plus talks, films, workshops and more. Entry is free.

 
Green Island Gardens

Park Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SP (4 miles, 6 km)

tel: 01206 230455

20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987 hurricane. Now a plantsman's paradise full of unusual plants for all year round colour.

 
Guide East

95 Lexden Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3BP (3 miles, 4 km)

tel: 01206 243463

Tailored tours for groups and Coach Tour Operators covering Essex, London and the East of England. Tour planning and Tour Guide services for Coach Tours, Walking Tours and Theme Tours.

 
High Woods Country Park

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Visitor Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JR (1 miles, 2 km)

tel: 01206 853588

370 acres of woodland, grassland and wetland with path network, including circular walks and easy access trail. Visitor centre and interactive displays, rangers organise a range of activities throughout the year.

 
Hollytrees Museum

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Castle Park, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UG (0 miles, 0 km)

tel: 01206 282940

An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys, costume and decorative arts displayed in an attractive Georgian town house from 1718.

 
Jump Street Colchester

21 Mason Road, Cowdray Centre, Colchester, CO1 1BX (0 miles, 1 km)

tel: 01206 911035

Jump Street trampoline parks offer jump sessions in Essex, suitable for both adults & children. Jump Street is based both in Colchester & in Chelmsford, also offering adult fitness classes, toddler sessions, special needs support sessions.

 
Layer Marney Tower

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Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01206 330784

Magnificent Tudor building with the tallest Gatehouse in Britain and 16th century Italianate terracotta. Climb the tower, visit the gardens, outbuildings dolls house, church and farm animals. Cafe and shop.